How to turn off AutoComplete in Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 PC?
AutoComplete is a handy feature available in the Internet Explorer 11 web browser that refines your online experience. This feature helps enhance the speed with which you can fill the preferences and login credentials while accessing particular websites. Once you have turned this feature on, it will save your details and as and when you will start to enter the details in a web page, it will prompt the same and enable you to complete the formalities in a jiffy. However, like it is handy, it can pose a threat as well as it can help someone else invade your privacy as easily. Therefore, if you are using a shared PC or you are letting a friend of yours use your Windows 8.1 PC, it is wise that you turn off the AutoComplete feature in the browser before handing out the PC.
The easy step solution to the above issue is as:
- On the Start screen, click on the Internet Explorer tile to open it.
- When the browser window opens, click on the Wrench icon at the bottom, and then click ‘View on the Desktop’ option from the menu that appears.
- Click the Gear icon on the top right corner of the window, and then click on ‘Internet Options’.
- Click the ‘Content’ tab, and in the ‘AutoComplete’ section, click on ‘Settings’.
- In the ‘AutoComplete Settings’ dialog box, clear the appropriate check boxes for the AutoComplete options you do not wish to use, and then click ‘OK’ twice.
By turning off this feature you can easily maintain anonymity and thereby guard your online privacy. Although manually typing in the login credentials and other details may take you some time, it is nevertheless an excellent way in which you can keep yourself safe. To enjoy a quick recall of the steps, here is a short solution video that you can check out…